NAPA updates popular guide to asphalt recycling

NAPA updates HMA recycling guide

News National Asphalt Pavement Association January 29, 2007
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The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) recently announced the publication of a new update to the popular technical document Recycling Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavements. The text of this guide to the processing of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) at the hot-mix asphalt (HMA) plant has been significantly expanded. The publication also has been enhanced with new photographs and illustrations.

The revised 27-page publication explains the how-to of RAP--how to reclaim, size, store and process the material. The various types of HMA plants are covered. Calculations for determining the value of using RAP also are provided.

Recycling Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavements (order number IS-123) is available from NAPA for $16 per copy. Orders may be placed through NAPA's online store at, by calling toll-free 888/468-6499, by e-mail to [email protected], or by fax to the Publications Department at 301/731-4621. NAPA is located at 5100 Forbes Blvd., Lanham, MD 20706-4407.

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